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National City neighborhood revitalization project earns top honor from American Planning Association

An initiative that addressed National City’s conflicting land use regulations, which had mixed residential and industrial properties in the Old Town neighborhood, earned positive attention from the American Planning Association in Chicago.

Clovis Cottage Home Program wins 2019 National Planning Award

The City of Clovis’s efforts to address a lack of sufficient affordable housing have been recognized by the American Planning Association, per a recent press release.

American Planning Association honors UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation with National Planning Achievement Award

A policy-oriented research center at the third-oldest school of the University of California system is among this year’s slate of honorees for the American Planning Association’s National Planning Excellence and Achievement Awards, per a recent news release.

Analysis: zip code 95321 in Groveland has 11th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 95321 zip code area was 635 in the third quarter of 2018, a 42-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: California hospitals ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Forty-eight California medical centers were listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

Analysis: California has 13th highest average credit card debt

California finished 13th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: California's Riverside County has 105th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in California's Riverside County was more than 11,000 in the third quarter of 2018, a 799-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

The Compton Initiative among 'Renewal Awards' finalists

A Paramount, Calif.-based nonprofit on a 40-year mission to restore the nearby city of Compton is one of 15 finalists in the U.S. selected in The Atlantic and Allstate's "The Renewal Awards," according to a recent press release.

Riverside-San Bernardino has 71st highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Riverside-San Bernardino area was more than 15,000 in the third quarter of 2018, a 1,215-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

California ranked No. 14 in average charitable giving

California residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $7,107 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

California has seventh lowest home vacancy rate in nation

California posted the seventh lowest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia in the analysis, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

California’s population rose 0.4% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

California’s population increased by 157,696, or 0.4 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Home affordability in Alameda County tanks

Alameda County had the lowest home affordability index in California in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Alameda County has lowest home affordability in state

Alameda County posted the lowest home affordability index in California, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

Alameda among counties with worst home affordability

Alameda County ranked No. 28 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

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San Jose area has highest ‘equity-rich’ mortgage rate among California’s largest MSAs

Among California’s most populous urban centers, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara posted the highest percentage of properties with mortgages that have at least 50 percent equity in their homes, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity.

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